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Article: CRITICAL REVIEW ON AVALEHA KALPANA AND ITS DIFFERENT DOSAGE FORMS
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Abdul Kabeer V. M *, M. S. Krishnamurthy
Abstract: Avaleha Kalpana is one among the widely used dosage forms in Ayurveda. Its appreciable qualities like long shelf-life, agreeable taste, easy administration, high nutrient contents, better potency etc. made it more acceptable and popular among Ayurvedic community. Avaleha Kalpana is considered as the modified form of Kashaya Kalpana, which is one among the basic five preparations of Ayurvedic pharmaceutics (Panchavidha Kashaya Kalpana). Different dosage forms are included under Avaleha Kalpana which includes Rasakriya, Phanita, Khanda Kalpana, Sharkara Kalpana, Gudapaka Kalpana which differs in its physical form and palatability. Vast variety of formulations such as Rasayana Yogas, Vrushya Yogas, Shamana Yogas etc. are made into Avaleha forms which own it’s on space in Ayurvedic pharmaceutics.
Keyword: Avaleha, Different dosage forms, Khandakalpana, Rasayana, Ayurvedic pharmaceutics